30 August 2016

Mail/Express Trains Upgraded to Superfast Services

Four Mail/Express Trains are upgraded to will run as Superfast Trains. These trains will also be re-numbered as per the following:-

1.Train No. 16125 Chennai Egmore - Jodhpur will run as superfast express with effect from 1st October, 2016. This train will be re-numbered as Train No. 22663 with effect from 10th December, 2016.
2.Train No. 16126 Jodhpur - Chennai Egmore  will run as superfast express with effect from 3rd October, 2016. This train will be re-numbered as Train No. 22664 with effect from 12th December, 2016.
3.Train No. 15901 Bangalore-New Tinsukia Express will run as superfast express and will be re-numbered as Train No. 22501 with effect from 4thOctober, 2016. Accordingly, the train will depart Bangalore at 03:10 hrs o­n Tuesday (instead of 23:55 hrs o­n Monday) and arrive New Tinsukia at 20:45 hrs o­n Thursday (instead of 23:45 hrs o­n Thursday).
4.Train No. 15902 New Tinsukia - Bangalore Express will run as superfast express and will be re-numbered as Train No. 22502 with effect from 10thOctober, 2016. Accordingly, the train will depart New Tinsukia at 17:55 hrs o­n Friday (instead of 17:05 hrs o­n Friday) and arrive Bangalore at 11:30 hrs o­n Monday (instead of 11:50 hrs o­n Monday).

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PERMANENT AUGMENTATION OF TRAINS, TEMPORARY AUGMENTATION OF TRAINS

The following trains will be permanently augmented as detailed below:





Train No.15630 / 15629 Guwahati – Chennai Egmore – Guwahati weekly express trains will be permanently augmented by one AC 3-tier coach ex. Guwahati from 02.09.2016 and ex. Chennai Egmore from 05.09.2016.






Train No.15906 / 15905 Dibrugarh – Kanniyakumari – Dibrugarh weekly express trains will be permanently augmented by one Sleeper Class coach ex. Dibrugurah from 03.09.2016 and ex. Kanniyakumari from 08.09.2016.









TEMPORARY AUGMENTATION OF TRAINS





The following trains will be temporarily augmented in view of the ensuing Onam festival:





Train No.16349 / 16350 Thiruvananthapuram – Nilambur Road – Thiruvananthapuram Rajya Rani express trains will be temporarily augmented by one Sleeper Class coach ex. Thiruvananthapuram from 09.09.2016 to 17.09.2016 and ex. Nilambur Road from 10.09.2016 to 18.09.2016.

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CHANGE IN COMPOSITION OF TRAINS

• In Train No.12978 / 12977 Ajmer Jn. – Ernakulam Jn. – Ajmer Jn. Marusagar weekly express trains, One First Class AC-cum-AC 3-tier coach will be replaced by one First Class AC-cum-AC 2-tier coach with effect from ex. Ajmer Jn. on 11.11.2016 and ex. Ernakulam Jn. on 13.11.2016.
• In Train No.12389 / 12390 Gaya – Chennai Egmore – Gaya express trains, One General Second Class coach will be replaced by One Sleeper Class coach with effect from ex. Gaya on 04.12.2016 and ex. Chennai Egmore on 06.12.2016.
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Special train from Velankanni to Tirupati, Velankanni to Secunderabad

The following special trains will be run to clear the extra rush of traffic in view of Velankanni Festival - 2016.
1. Special fare special train from Velankanni to Tirupati
Train No.07062 Velankanni – Tirupati special fare special train will leave Velankanni at 15.00 hrs. on 06th September, 2016 and reach Tirupati at 03.30 hrs the next day.
Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 10 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Stoppages: Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Mayiladuthurai, Sirkazhi, Chidambaram, Tiruppadiripuliyur, Villupuram, Chengalpattu, Kanchipuram, Arakkonam, Tiruttani and Renigunta.
2. Special fare special train from Velankanni to Secunderabad
Train No.07059 Velankanni – Secunderabad special fare special train will leave Velankanni at 18.45 hrs. on 08th September, 2016 and reach Secunderabad at 20.00 hrs the next day.
Composition: AC 2-tier – 1, AC 3-tier – 2, Sleeper Class – 10 & Luggage-cum-brake van – 2 coaches.
Stoppages: Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Mayiladuthurai, Sirkazhi, Chidambaram, Tiruppadiripuliyur, Villupuram, Chengalpattu, Kanchipuram, Arakkonam, Tiruttani, Renigunta, Gudur, Nellore, Kavali, Ongole, Chirala, Bapatla, Nidubrolu, Tenali, Vijayawada, Khammam, Warangal, Kazipet and Jangaon.
Advance reservations for the above trains are open
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CHANGES IN PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES between Ambur – Vinnamangalam in Chennai – Jolarpettai section

Due to line block to facilitate engineering works between Ambur – Vinnamangalam in Chennai – Jolarpettai section, the following changes will be made in the pattern of train services on 31.08.2016, Wednesday.
A. The following trains will be dealt on wrong line between Ambur – Vinnamangalam and delayed by 35 minutes on 31.08.2016:
1. Train No.12539 Yesvantpur – Lucknow weekly express.
2. Train No.22864 Yesvantpur – Howrah weekly express.
3. Train No.17209 Bengaluru – Kakinada Town Seshadri express.
4. Train No.56261 Bengaluru – Arakkonam passenger train.
B. The following trains will be regulated / delayed on 31.08.2016:
1. Train No.22626 Bengaluru – Chennai Central Double Decker express will be regulated/delayed at Vinnamangalam for 60 minutes and reach Chennai Central late by 45 minutes.
2. Train No.12640 Bengaluru – Chennai Central Brindavan express will be regulated/delayed at Vaniyambadi for 40 minutes and reach Chennai Central late by 40 minutes.
3. Train No.13352 Alappuzha – Dhanbad express will be regulated/delayed at Kettandapatti for 30 minutes.
4. Train No.22816 Ernakulam – Bilaspur weekly express will be regulated/delayed at Jolarpettai for 30 minutes.
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Running of Vaso-da-gama/Sawantawadi-Velankanni-Vaso-da-gama/Sawantawadi Suvidha Special trains

Railways has decided to run Vaso-da-gama/Sawantawadi--- Velankanni---Vasco-da- gama/Sawantawadi Suvidha Special trains o­n 27th August, 2016, 03rdSeptember, 2016 and 07th September, 2016 from Vasco-da-gama/Sawantawadi end and o­n 30th August, 2016 (instead of 29th August,2016 as mentioned in Press Release No. 88), 05th September, 2016 and 08th September, 2016 from Velankanni end, to clear extra rush during feast of our Lady of Good Health at Velankanni.

Train No. 82655, Vaso-da-gama/Sawantawadi ---Velankanni Suvidha Special train will depart from Vaso-da-gama at 10:30 hrs. o­n 27th August, 2016 and 03rdSeptember,2016 (02 trips) and reach Velankanni o­n the next day at 12:35 hrs. In the return direction Train No. 82656, Velankanni-Vasco da gama/ Sawantawadi Suvidha Special train willdepart fromVelankannai at 10:40 hrs.on 30thAugust, 2016 (instead of 09:30 hrs. o­n 29th August, 2016) andarrives Vasco-da-gama at 10:00 hrs. the next day.

Train No. 82660, Velankanni-Vasco da gama/ Sawantawadi Suvidha Special train willdepart fromVelankannai at 09:30 hrs. o­n 05th September, 2016andarrives Vasco-da-gama at 10:00 hrs. the next day.


Train No. 82657, Vaso-da-gama/Sawantawadi---Velankanni Suvidha Special train will depart from Vaso-da-gama at 10:30 hrs. o­n 07thSeptember,2016 (01 trip) and reach Velankanni o­n the next day at 12:35 hrs. In the return direction Train No. 82658, Velankanni-Vasco da gama/Sawantawadi Suvidha Special train willdepart fromVelankannai at 19:30 hrs. o­n08thSeptember, 2016 andarrives Vasco-da-gama at 21:10 hrs.on the next day.


Enroute these trains will have stoppages at Madagaon, Karwar, Kumta, Bhatkal, Kundapura, Udupi, Suratkal,Mangalore Junction, Kasargod, Kannur, Thalaserry, Kozhikkode, Tirur, Shoranur, Palakkad, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Karur, Tiruchchirapalli, Tanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam in bothdirection.

The Train composition will run with 18 Coaches comprising of FOUR AC 3-Tier Coaches, TWELVE Second Class Sleeper Coaches,TWO Second Class Luggage-cum- Brake Vans between Vasco-da-gama- Madagaon- Vasco-da-gama and three slip coaches bearing T.No. 00107/00108, Sawantawadi-Velankanni-Sawantawadi comprising of ONE AC 3-Tier Coach, ONE Second Class Sleeper Coach,ONE Second Class Luggage-cum- Brake Van will be attached/detached at Madagaon.As such train composition between Madagaon-Velankanni-Madagaon will have 21 coaches comprisingof FIVE AC 3-Tier Coaches, THIRTEEN Second Class Sleeper Coaches,THREESecond Class Luggage-cum- Brake Vans between Madagaon-Velankanni-Madagaon.
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TRAINS RESCHEDULED AND REGULATED

East Coast Railway has advised for reschedule/regulation of the following trains due to traffic block for subway work in between Vizinagaram- Palasa section of Waltair Division.

Train No.12863 Howrah- Yesvantpur Express rescheduled to leave Howrah at 22.35 hours o­n 28.08.2016, 04.09.2016 and 18.09.2016 instead of the scheduled time of 20.35 hours.

Train No.18463 Bhubaneswar- Krantivira Sangollirayanna (Bengaluru) Express rescheduled to leave Bhubaneswar at 08.15hrs o­n 12.09.2016 instead of the scheduled time of 05.30 hours.

Train No.18048 Vasco-da-gama- Howrah Express rescheduled to leave Vasco-da-Gama at 07.00 hours o­n 28.8.2016, 04.09.2016, 11.09.2016 and 18.09.2016 and will be regulated suitably between Vishakhapatanam- Vizinagaram section of Waltair Division o­n 29.08.2016, 05.09.2016, 12.09.2016 and 19.09.2016.

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38 MORE SPECIALS TRAINS FOR GANPATI FESTIVAL

Central Railway has decided to run 38 more special trains between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Ratnagiri, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Karmali and Karmali – Panvel to clear the extra rush of passengers during Ganpati Festival. Central Railway has already announced to run 142 specials during Ganpati Festival and these 38 specials will run in addition to the earlier announced. Thus Central Railway will run 180 special trains during Ganpati Festival. The details are as under -


(A) 01091/01092 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Ratnagiri– Lokmanya Tilak Terminus specials

(5 days a week specials i.e. except Monday and Thursday)  (30)


Train No. 01091 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 00.55 hrs o­n 5 days a week (except Monday and Thursday) from 2.9.2016 to 21.9.2016 (15 trips) and arrive Ratnagiri at 08.30 hrs same day.

Train No. 01092 Special will leave Ratnagiri at 15.45 hrs o­n 5 days a week (except Monday and Thursday) from 2.9.2016 to 21.9.2016 (15 trips) and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 23.30 hrs same day.

HALTS: Thane, Panvel, Roha, Mangaon, Veer, Khed, Chiplun, Savarde, Aravali Road and Sangameshwar Road.

COMPOSITION: Five AC-3 Tier, 8 Sleeper Class, 6 General second class and 2 General Second class, Luggage cum Guard’s brake van.(General Second class coaches will be treated as unreserved coaches).


(B) 01043/01044 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Karmali – Lokmanya Tilak Terminus weekly

AC specials (4)


Train No. 01043 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 20.25 hrs o­n 2.9.2016 and 9.9.2016 arrive Karmali at 08.00 hrs next day.

Train No. 01044 Special will leave Karmali at 18.00 hrs o­n 4.9.2016 and 11.9.2016 and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 08.00 hrs next day.

HALTS: Thane, Panvel, Roha, Mangaon, Khed, Chiplun, Sangameshwar Road, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Sindhudurg, Kudal, Zarap, Sawantwadi Road, Madure and Thivim.

COMPOSITION: Three AC-2 Tier, 12 AC-3 Tier and 2 Brake, Luggage cum Generator car.


(C) 01026/01025 Karmali – Panvel - Karmali weekly AC specials (4)


Train No. 01026 Special will leave Karmali at 09.50 hrs o­n 3.9.2016 and 10.9.2016 and arrive Panvel at 20.15 hrs same day.

Train No. 01025 Special will leave Panvel at 22.05 hrs o­n 3.9.2016 and 10.9.2016 and arrive Karmali at 08.00 hrs next day.

HALTS: Thivim, Madure, Sawantwadi Road, Zarap, Kudal, Sindhudurg, Kankavali, Ratnagiri, Sangameshwar Road, Chiplun, Khed, Mangaon and Roha.

COMPOSITION: Three AC-2 Tier, 12 AC-3 Tier and 2 Brake, Luggage cum Generator car.



RESERVATION:  Booking for 01091, 01043 and 01025 o­n special charges will be opened from 22.8.2016at all PRS locations and through Internet.

In addition to above the Central Railway has also decided to augment Special train No. 01037/01038 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Sawantwadi – Lokmanya Tilak Terminus with 4 General second class coaches from 25.8.2016 to 24.9.2016 from Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and 26.8.2016 to 25.9.2016 from Sawantwadi Road.
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Permanent Augmentation of Chennai Central-New Jalpaiguri Superfast Express Train

Permanent augmentation of Chennai Central-New Jalpaiguri-Chennai Central Superfast Express Train by attaching two additional Sleeper Class Coaches o­n permanent basis as per the details mentioned below:-

1.Train No. 22611 Chennai Central -New Jalpaiguri Superfast Express Train will be permanently augmented with two additional Sleeper Class Coaches from 31st August, 2016.

2. Train No. 22612 New Jalpaiguri-Chennai Central Superfast Express Train will be permanently      augmented with two additional Sleeper Class Coaches from 2nd September, 2016.
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14 ADDITIONAL EMU SERVICES TO BE INTRODUCED BY W. RLY. W.Rly's EMU services will increase from 1305 to 1319 w.e.f. 1st Sept, 2016

14 ADDITIONAL EMU SERVICES TO BE INTRODUCED BY W. RLY. W.Rly's EMU services will increase from 1305 to 1319 w.e.f. 1st Sept, 2016
LADIES SPECIAL LOCAL TO BE EXTENDED UPTO VIRAR
Western Railway will add 14 more EMU services in its fleet, thereby increasing the total services to 1319 from 1305 with effect from 01.09.2016. The EMU services are being introduced by replacing with the existing MEMU services.
• Churchgate – Vasai Road Ladies Special local (BS 90981) departing from Churchgate at 19.40 hours, will be extended upto Virar (which will arrive at 21.06 hrs at Virar station).
• Borivali Local (BO 90049) will depart from Mahalaxmi station at 5.26 hrs instead of 5.12 from Churchgate.
The details of the newly added services are as under:
Sr. No. Train No. Running Between
From Dep. To Arr.
1 93101 Virar 05.35 Dahanu Road 06.53
2 93103 Churchgate 04.58 Dahanu Road 07.30
3 93105 Virar 09.40 Dahanu Road 10.35
4 93107 Virar 11.55 Dahanu Road 13.15
5 93109 Virar 13.20 Dahanu Road 14.40
6 93111 Dadar 16.47 Dahanu Road 19.15
7 93113 Virar 21.10 Dahanu Road 22.25
8 93102 Dahanu Road 07.05 Virar 08.25
9 93104 Dahanu Road 09.35 Virar 10.50
10 93106 Dahanu Road 11.10 Virar 12.25
11 93108 Dahanu Road 14.15 Dadar 16.30
12 93110 Dahanu Road 17.20 Virar 18.35
13 93112 Dahanu Road 19.45 Churchgate 22.18
14 93114 Dahanu Road 22.35 Virar 23.50

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Trains Rescheduled on 30.8.2016 From Mumbai CST

Following Mai IExpress Trains leaving on 30.8.2016 are
RESCHEUDLED due to late arrival of Up trains
12139 CST-Nagpur Sewagram Express (1500 hrs) at 1640 hrs
12188 CST-Jabalpur Garibrath Express (1330 hrs) at 1715 hrs
12261 CST-Howrah Duranto Express (1715 hrs) at 1910 hrs
12105 CST-Gondia Vidarbha Express (1910 hrs) at 1940 hrs
12137 CST-Firozpur Punjab Mail (1940 hrs) at 2130 hrs
12322 CST-Howrah Mail via Chheoki (2130 hrs)at 0030 hrs
midnight.
16345 LTT-Thiruvananthapuram Netravati Express sch dep 1140 hrs on 30.8.2016 is RESCHEDULED at 1420 hrs on 30.8.2016 (Up train 18 hrs late).
12542 LTT-Gorakhpur Superfast Express sch dep 1110 hrs on 30.8.2016 is RESCHEDULED at 1320 hrs on 30.8.2016 (Up train 8 hrs late).
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RESCHEDULING OF TRAIN SERVICES

Consequent to the derailment of Train No.16347 Thiruvananthapuram – Mangaluru express o­n 28th August, 2016 in Ernakulam – Shoranur section, the following train services will be rescheduled as detailed below:





Train No.12258 Kochuveli – Yesvantpur express, scheduled to leave Kochuveli at 17.00 hrs. on 29.08.2016, has been rescheduled to leave Kochuveli at 19.30 hrs. o­n 29.08.2016 due to late arrival of pairing train.





Train No.22643 Ernakulam – Patna express, scheduled to leave Ernakulam at 17.10 hrs. on 29.08.2016, has been rescheduled to leave Ernakulam at 02.00 hrs. o­n 30.08.2016 due to late arrival of pairing train.





Train No.12634 Kanniyakumari – Chennai Egmore express, scheduled to leave Kanniyakumari at 17.20 hrs. on 29.08.2016, has been rescheduled to leave Kanniyakumari at 21.30 hrs. o­n 29.08.2016 due to late arrival of pairing train.





Train No.16347 Thiruvananthapuram – Mangaluru express, scheduled to leave Thiruvananthapuram at 20.40 hrs. on 29.08.2016, has been rescheduled to leave Thiruvananthapuram at 02.00 hrs. o­n 30.08.2016 due to late arrival of pairing train.





Train No.12617 Ernakulam – Hazrat Nizamuddin Mangala Lakshadweep express, scheduled to leave Ernakulam at 10.45 hrs. on 30.08.2016, has been rescheduled to leave Ernakulam at 13.30 hrs. o­n 30.08.2016 due to late arrival of pairing train.

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CHANGES IN PATTERN OF SUBURBAN TRAIN SERVICES BETWEEN MMC – BASIN BRIDGE JN

Due to line block and power block to facilitate engineering works in connection with commissioning of the 5th & 6th railway lines between MMC – Basin Bridge Jn., changes will be made in the pattern of suburban train services from 31st August, 2016 to 12th September, 2016 (13 days) as detailed below.
A. The following suburban train services will be fully cancelled for 13 days from 31st August, 2016 to 12th September, 2016.
Suburban train services fully cancelled in Chennai – Thiruvallur section.
1. Train No.43127 MMC – Pattabiram military siding EMU, scheduled to leave MMC at 22.30 hrs.
2. Train No.43201 MMC – Thiruvallur EMU, scheduled to leave MMC at 03.40 hrs.
3. Train No.43101 MMC – Pattabiram military siding EMU, scheduled to leave MMC at 04.15 hrs.
4. Train No.43891 Avadi – Pattabiram military siding EMU, scheduled to leave Avadi at 02.55 hrs.
1. Train No.43132 Pattabiram military siding – MMC EMU, scheduled to leave Pattabiram military siding at 22.40 hrs.
2. Train No.43102 Pattabiram military siding – MMC EMU, scheduled to leave Pattabiram military siding at 03.20 hrs.
3. Train No.43202 Thiruvallur – MMC EMU, scheduled to leave Thiruvallur at 03.50 hrs.
4. Train No.43104 Pattabiram military siding – MMC EMU, scheduled to leave Pattabiram military siding at 05.30 hrs.
Suburban train services fully cancelled in Chennai – Sulurpeta section.
1. Train No.42001 MMC – Gummidipundi EMU, scheduled to leave MMC at 00.15 hrs.
2. Train No.42401 MMC – Sulurpeta EMU, scheduled to leave MMC at 04.25 hrs.
1. Train No.42002 Gummidipundi – MMC EMU, scheduled to leave Gummidipundi at 02.45 hrs.
2. Train No.42422 Sulurpeta – MMC EMU, scheduled to leave Sulurpeta at 21.40 hrs.
B. The following suburban train services will be diverted to Chennai Beach instead of reaching MMC for 13 days from 31st August, 2016 to 12th September, 2016.
1. Train No.43438 Arakkonam – MMC EMU, scheduled to leave Arakkonam at 21.45 hrs., will be diverted to Chennai Beach and reach Chennai Beach at 23.30 hrs.
2. Train No.43520 Tiruttani – MMC EMU, scheduled to leave Tiruttani at 21.50 hrs., will be diverted to Chennai Beach and reach Chennai Beach at 23.55 hrs.
3. Train No.43002 Avadi – MMC EMU, scheduled to leave Avadi at 04.00 hrs., will be diverted to Chennai Beach and reach Chennai Beach at 04.50 hrs.
C. The following suburban train services will leave from Chennai Beach instead of leaving from MMC for 13 days from 31st August, 2016 to 12th September, 2016.
1. Train No.43255 MMC – Thiruvallur EMU, scheduled to leave MMC at 23.45 hrs., will instead leave from Chennai Beach at 23.45 hrs.
2. Train No.43001 MMC – Avadi EMU, scheduled to leave MMC at 00.15 hrs., will instead leave from Chennai Beach at 00.15 hrs.
3. Train No.43501 MMC – Tiruttani EMU, scheduled to leave MMC at 04.00 hrs., will instead leave from Chennai Beach at 04.00 hrs.
D. The following passenger special EMUs will be run for 13 days from 31st August, 2016 to 12th September, 2016.
1. Avadi – Pattabiram military siding special EMU will leave Avadi at 03.15 hrs.
2. MMC – Pattabiram military siding special EMU will leave MMC at 04.30 hrs.
1. Pattabiram military siding – MMC special EMU will leave Pattabiram military siding at 04.00 hrs.
2. Pattabiram military siding – MMC special EMU will leave Pattabiram military siding at 05.45 hrs.
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RUNNING OF TRACK MONITORING SPECIAL ON HARBOUR AND TRANS HARBOUR LINES

RUNNING OF TRACK MONITORING SPECIAL

ON HARBOUR AND TRANS HARBOUR LINES

Central Railway will runTrack Monitoring Special o­n Trans-Harbour and o­n Harbour lines for monitoring of tracksas under: -

TRANS-HARBOUR LINE o­n 30 / 31.8.2016 (Tuesday-Wednesday Night)


Nerul        Dep.   : 02.15 hrs           Thane       Arr.  :  02.45 hrs
Thane      Dep.   : 02.55 hrs            Nerul        Arr.  :  03.25 hrs

HARBOUR LINE o­n 31.8 /1.9.2016 (Wednesday-Thursday Night)


Vashi                  Dep.  : 01.00 hrs      Vadala Road      Arr.   : 01.30 hrs

Vadala Road     Dep.  : 01.40 hrs      Panvel               Arr.    : 02.40 hrs

Panvel               Dep.  : 02.50 hrs      Vashi                 Arr.    : 03.50 hrs


Passengers are requested to note and avoid trespassing, as these specials will run non-stop o­n these Sections.
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WR TO EXTEND RUN OF BANDRA TERMINUS – JABALPUR SUPERFAST SPECIAL TRAIN and VADODARA-AHMEDABAD FAST PASSENGER SPECIAL TRAIN

01705/ 01706 Bandra (T) - Jabalpur Weekly Superfast Special (22 Trips)

Train No. 01705 Bandra (T) – Jabalpur Weekly Superfast Special Train leaves from Bandra Terminus at 20.30 hrs o­n Friday and reaches Jabalpur at 18.55 hrs, the next day. The extended trips will run from 02nd September, 2016 to 11th November, 2016.

Similarly in return direction, Train no 01706 Jabalpur – Bandra (T) Weekly Superfast Special train departs from Jabalpur at 14.20 hrs o­n every Thursday and reaches Bandra (T) at 11.15 hrs, the next day. The extended trips will run from 01st September, 2016 to 10th November, 2016.

This train halts at Borivali, Vapi, Surat, Vadodara, Ratlam, Ujjain, Bhopal, Habibganj, Hoshangabad, Itarsi, Pipariya and Narsinghpur station in both directions.

The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier & Sleeper Class coaches. This train will be fully reserved & will run o­n special fare with special charges.

·09151/ 09152 Vadodara - Ahmedabad Daily Fast Passenger Special (32 Trips)

Train No 09151 Vadodara-Ahmedabad (Daily) Fast Passenger special train leaves from Vadodara at 8.20 hrs and reaches Ahmedabad at 10.40 hrs the same day. The extended trips will run from 01st September, 2016 to 16th September, 2016.

Similarly, in the return direction Train No 09152 Ahmedabad-Vadodara (Daily) Fast Passenger special train departs from Ahmedabad at 15.20 hrs to reach Vadodara at 17.30 hrs the same day. The extended trips will run from 31st August, 2016 to 15th September, 2016.

The train will halt at Vasad, Anand, Nadiad, Mahemadavad Kheda Rd, Barejadi Nandej and Maninagar station in both directions.

          This train will have General II class coaches.

The booking for extended trips of Train No 01705 Bandra (T)– Jabalpur Superfast Special Train will open from 30th August, 2016,with Advance Reservation Period of 60 days at all PRS counters and IRCTC website. 
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ADDITIONAL STOPPAGE TO THE EXPRESS TRAINS AT BALLARSHAH & WADI STATIONS

The 12213 Yashwantpur- Delhi Sarai Rohilla Weekly Duronto Express train (journey commencing on 01.10.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 01.40 p.m. from 02.10.2016 while its return service, the 12214 Delhi Sarai Rohilla- Yashwantpur Weekly Duronto Express train (journey commencing on 03.10.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 04.55 p.m. from 04.10.2016 with five minutes stoppage in both the directions.
· The 12433 Chennai- Hazrat Nizamuddin Bi-Weekly Rajdhani Express train (journey commencing on 02.10.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 05.50 p.m. from 02.10.2016 while its return service, the 12434 Hazrat Nizamuddin- Chennai Bi-Weekly Rajdhani Express train (journey commencing on 30.09.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 08.20 a.m. from 01.10.2016 with ten minutes stoppage in both the directions.
· The 12437 Secunderabad- Hazrat Nizamuddin Weekly Rajdhani Express train (journey commencing on 05.10.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 05.50 p.m. from 05.10.2016 while its return service, the 12438 Hazrat Nizamuddin- Secunderabad Weekly Rajdhani Express train (journey commencing on 02.10.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 08.20 a.m. from 03.10.2016 with ten minutes stoppage in both the directions.
· The 12649 Yasvantpur- Hazrat Nizamuddin (5 days a week) Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express train (journey commencing on 30.09.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 02.05 p.m. from 01.10.2016 while its return service, the 12650 Hazrat Nizamuddin- Yasvantpur (5 days a week) Karnataka Sampark Kranti Express train (journey commencing on 01.10.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 01.30 a.m. from 02.10.2016 with ten minutes stoppage in both the directions.
· The 12651 Madurai- Hazrat Nizamuddin Bi-Weekly Tamilnadu Sampark Kranti Express train (journey commencing on 01.10.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 11.05 p.m. from 02.10.2016 while its return service, the 12652 Hazrat Nizamuddin- Madurai Bi-Weekly Tamilnadu Sampark Kranti Express train (journey commencing on 04.10.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 03.30 a.m. from 05.10.2016 with ten minutes stoppage in both the directions.
· The 12707 Tirupati- Hazrat Nizamuddin Tri-Weekly AP Sampark Kranti Express train (journey commencing on 03.10.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 11.05 p.m. from 03.10.2016 while its return service, the 12708 Hazrat Nizamuddin- Tirupati Tri-Weekly AP Sampark Kranti Express train (journey commencing on 30.09.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 03.30 a.m. from 01.10.2016 with ten minutes stoppage in both the directions.
· The 22691 Bengaluru- Hazrat Nizamuddin (4 days a week) Rajdhani Express train (journey commencing on 02.10.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 12.50 p.m. from 03.10.2016 while its return service, the 22692 Hazrat Nizamuddin- Bengaluru Express train (journey commencing on 30.09.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 01.05 p.m. from 01.10.2016 with ten minutes stoppage in both the directions.
· The 22693 Bengaluru- Hazrat Nizamuddin Tri-Weekly Rajdhani Express train (journey commencing on 30.09.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 12.50 p.m. from 01.10.2016 while its return service, the 22694 Hazrat Nizamuddin- Bengaluru Express train (journey commencing on 02.10.2016) will reach Ballarshah station at 01.05 p.m. from 03.10.2016 with ten minutes stoppage in both the directions.
· The 16229 Mysore- Varanasi Bi-Weekly Express train (journey commencing on 04.10.2016) will reach Wadi station at 00.15 a.m. from 05.10.2016 while its return service, the 16230 Varanasi- Mysore Bi-Weekly Express train (journey commencing on 01.10.2016) will reach Wadi station at 08.15 a.m. from 03.10.2016 with ten minutes stoppage in both the directions.
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29 August 2016

Revised Pattern Of Train Services Following Derailment train Trains diverted On 29th August 2016

REVISED PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES FOLLOWING DERAILMENT
No. 16347 Thiruvananthapuram Mangaluru express on 2
August 2016 in rnakulam section, the following will be
Consequent to derailment of
Train the further revised pattern of Train services on 28.08.16 29.08.2016
Trains diverted
Train No.12659 Nagercoil Shalimar Express scheduled to leave Na
at 14.40 Hrs on 28.08
is diverted to run (via) Tirunelveli, Madurai, Din
Karu and Erode and will not touch Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Palakkad and Erode sector o.16345 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Thiruvananthapuram N
2. Train Nethravathi Express scheduled to reach Thiruvananthapuram on 28.08.16 is diverted (viaPalakkad, Podhanu
and Shoranu ,Erode,Karur, Dindigu,Madurai, Tirunelve,Nagercoil Town..not touch Shoranur,Ernakulam,and,Thiruvananthapuram Secto
Train No.22113 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus scheduled  Express to reach Kochuveli on 28.08.16 is diverted(via)  Palakkad, Podhanur, Erode
3. Train Karur, Dindigu,Madurai, Tirunelveli and Nagercoil Town and will not touch Shoranut,Ernakulam Kochuveli Sector
4. Train No.Thiruvananthapuram Express scheduled to reach Thiruvananthapuram on 29.08.16 is diverted (v
a) Shoranur, Palakkad
in Ernakulam Kochuveli Sector
indigul, Madurai, Tirunelveli and Nagerco
Town and will not touch Shoranu
Podhanur, Erode, Karur, Mangalore
Thiruvananthapuram Express scheduled to reach Thiruvananthapuram on
29.08.16 is diverted
(via) Shoranur, Palakkad
5. Train No. 16348
Podhanur, Erode, Karur, Dindigu
Madurai, Tirunelveli and Nagercoil Town and will not touch Shoranu
Erna kulam Kochuveli Sector.
6. Train No.12697 scheduled to reach Thiruvananthapuram on 29.08.16 i
s diverted (via) Erode
Karu
Chennai Centra
Thiruvananthapuram Express Madurai, Tirunelveli and Nagercoil Town and will not touch Erode Ernakulam -T
hiruvananthapuram Secto
Dindia
i Central Thiruvananthapuram Express scheduled to reach Thiruvananthapuram on 29.08.16 is diverted (via) Erode
Karur
7. TrainNo.12695 Madurai, Tirunelve,Nagercoil Town and will not touch Erode Ernakulam-Thiruvananthapuram Sector,Dindigu,Kanniyakumari Express scheduled to reach Kanniyakumari on 29.08.16 is diverted (via) Erode,8. Train

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Revised Pattern Of Train Services Following Derailmenttrains Fully Cancelled /Partially Cancelled On 29th August 2016

REVISED PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES FOLLOWING DERAILMENT
Consequent to the derailment of Train No. 16347 Thiruvananthapuram Mangaluru express on 28th August 2016 in Shoranur Ernakulam
section, the following changes have been made in the pattern of train services on 29.08.2016
Trains fully cancelled on 29th August 2016
1. Train No.56370Ernakulam-Guruvayur Passenger scheduled to leave Ernakulam at 06.00 Hrs on 29.08.16
2. Train No.16305 Ernakulam-Kannur Express scheduled to leave Ernakulam at 06.45Hrs on 29.08.16
3. Train No.56362 Ernakulama-Nilambur Passenger scheduled to leave Ernakulam at 07.20Hrs on 29.08.16
4. Train No.16341Guruvayur-Trivandrum Express scheduled to leave Guruvayur at 03.15Hrs on 29.08.16
5. Train No.16342Trivandrum -GuruvayurExpress scheduled to leave Trivandrum at 17.30Hrs on 29.08.16
6. Train No.56361Shoranur- Ernakulam Passenger scheduled to leave Shoranur at 04.20 Hrs on 29.08.16
7. Train No.56365Guruvayur PunalurPassenger scheduled to leave Guruvayur at 06.00Hrs on 29.08.16
8. Train No.56371Guruvayur ErnakulamPassenger scheduled to leave Guruvayur at 06.45Hrs on 29.08.16
9. Train No.66611 Palghat ErnakulamPassenger scheduled to leave Palghat at 08.15Hrs on 29.08.16
Trains
partially cancelled on 29th August 2016
1. Train No.16308 Kannur Alleppey Express scheduled to leave Kannur at 05.00Hrs on 29.08.16 is partially
cancelled between Shoranur Alleppey and will return back as Train No. 16307 from Shoranur.
2. Train No.16307Allepey-Kannur Express scheduled to leave Allepey at 14.50 Hrs on 29.08.16 is partially
cancelled between Alleppey and Shoranur.
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Vasco-da-Gama Velankanni Vasco da Gama Suvidha Special Train

VSG-VLNK VSG SUVIDHA SPECIAL TRAIN

Vasco-da-Gama Velankanni Vasco da Gama Suvidha Special Train will nun on
27.08.16, 03.09.16 & 07.09.16 Ex. Vasco-da-Gama and 29.08.16, 05.09.16 &
08.09.16 Ex. Velankanni to clear extra rush during feast of Our Lady of Good Health
at Velankanni The details are as mentionedbelow:-
1. Train No. 82655822656 VSG-VLNIK-VSG Suvid han Special:
Composition-SLR-2, GscN-12, AccN-4-18 Coaches
Days of Services
Ex Vasco da Gama on Saturday (27.08-16, O3-og-16) 2 trips
Ex Velankanni on Monday (29-08-16, os og 16) 2 trips
2. Train No. 8 265TI B265B VSG VILINIK VSG Suvidha Special-
Composition-SLR-2, GscN-12, AccN-4-18 Coaches
Days of services
Ex Vasco da Gama on Wednesday
107.09-160
E 1 trip
Ex Velankanni on Thursday (08-09-16) E 1 trip.
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Revised Pattern Of Train Services Following Derailment On 29.08.2016. Rescheduling Of Train Services

Consequent to the derailment of Train No. 16347 Thiruvananthapuram - Mangaluru express on 28th August 2016 in Shoranur – Ernakulam section, the following changes have been made in the pattern of train services on 29.08.2016.

Rescheduling of Train Services:


  1.  Train No.12977 Ernakulam – Ajmer Marusagar Express originally rescheduled to leave Ernakulam at 10.00 Hrs on 29.08.16 is further rescheduled to leave Ernakulam at 20.00 Hrs on 29.08.16 due to late running of pairing train..
  2.  Train No.22648 Trivandrum Central –Korba Express originally rescheduled to leave Trivandrum Central at 16.30 Hrs on 29.08.16 is further rescheduled to leave Trivandrum Central at 21.00 Hrs on 29.08.16 due to late running of pairing train..
  3.  Train No. 12625 Trivandrum Central – New Delhi Kerala Express scheduled to leave Trivandrum Central at 11.15 Hrs on 29.08.16 is rescheduled to leave Trivandrum Central at 23.00 Hrs on 29.08.16 due to late running of pairing train..
  4.  Train No.12617 Ernakulam – Nizamuddin, Mangala Express scheduled to leave Ernakulam at 10.45 Hrs on 29.08.16 is rescheduled to leave Ernakulam at 22.30 Hrs on 29.08.16 due to late running of pairing train.
  5. Train No. 22648 Thiruvananthapuram Central Korba express, scheduled to leave Thiruvananthapuram
  6. Central at 06.10 hrs. on 29.08.2016, has been rescheduled to leave Thiruvananthapuram Central at 16.30 hrs. on 29.08.2016 due to late arrival of pairing train
  7. Train No. 19577 Tirunelveli Hapa express, scheduled to leave Tirunelveli at 07.55 hrs. on 29.08.2016, has been rescheduled to leave Tirunelveli at 11.00 hrs. on 29.08.2016 due to late arrival of pairing train
  8. Train No. 12217 Kochuveli Chandigarh express scheduled to leave Kochuveli at 09.20 hrs On29.08.2016, has been rescheduled to leave Kochuveli at 13.00 hrs. on 29.08.2016 due to late arrival of pairing train.
  9. Train No.13352Allepey-Dhanbad/Tata Nagar Express scheduled to leave Alleppey at 06.00 Hrs on 29.08.16 is rescheduled to leave at 22.00 Hrs on 29.08.16 due to late running of pairing  train.
  10. Train No.16346Trivandrum Central Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Nethravathi Express scheduled to leave Trivandrum Central at 09.50 Hrs on 29.08.16 is rescheduled to leave at 15.30 Hrs on 29.08.16 due to late running of pairing train.
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10 More Special Trains for Ganapati Festival

10 More Special Trains for Ganapati Festival

Central Railway will run 10 more special trains between Pune/Panvel and Zarap/Ratnagiri to clear the extra rush of passengers due to Ganapati Festival. CR has already announced running of 180 special trains for Ganapati Festival. The details of 10 more special trains are as under:

1. Pune-Zarap Special

01423 Special will leave Pune at 1845 hrs o­n 1.9.2016 and will arrive Zarap at 0630 hrs next day. 01424 Special will leave Zarap at 1100 hrs o­n2.9.2016 and will arrive  Pune at 2335 hrs same day.

Halts: Chinchwad, Talegaon, Lonavala, Karjat (for 01424 o­nly), Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Sangameshwar Road, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Kudal

Composition: 15 Sleeper Class, 5 second class chair car and 2 general second class cum guard’s brake vans.

2. Pune-Ratnagiri Special

01425 Special will leave Pune at 2000 hrs o­n 4.9.2016 and will arrive Ratnagiri at 0600 hrs o­n 5.9.2016.  01426 Special will leave Ratnagiri at 0950 hrs and will arrive Pune at 2010 hrs same day.

Halts: Chinchwad, Talegaon, Lonavala, Karjat, Panvel, Roha, Mangaon, Khed, Chiplun, Sangameshwar Road.

Composition: 15 Sleeper Class, 5 second class chair car and 2 general second class cum guard’s brake vans.

3. Pune-Zarap Special

01431 Special will leave Pune at 1635 hrs o­n 2.9.2016 and will arrive Zarap at 0500 hrs next day.  01432 Special will leave Zarap at 0900 hrs o­n5.9.2016 and will arrive Pune at 2215 hrs same day.

Halts: Chinchwad, Talegaon, Lonavala, Karjat, Panvel, Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Sangameshwar Road, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Kudal.

Composition: 21 Sleeper Class, 2 general second class cum guard’s brake vans.

4. Panvel-Zarap Special

01433 Special will leave Panvel at 1935 hrs o­n 3.9.2016 and 4.9.2016 and will arrive Zarap at 0500 hrs next day.  01434 Special will leave Zarap at 0900 hrs o­n 3.9.2016 and 4.9.2016 and will arrive Panvel at 1805 hrs same day.

Halts: Roha, Khed, Chiplun, Sangameshwar Road, Ratnagiri, Kankavali, Kudal.

Composition: 21 Sleeper Class, 2 general second class cum guard’s brake vans.

Reservation: Bookings for 01421, 01425, 01431 and 01433 o­n special charges will open from 30.8.2016. General second class coaches in all the above trains will be treated as Unreserved coaches
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RESCHEDULING AND CANCELLATION OF TRAINS DUE TO DERAILMENT

Following trains are rescheduled / Cancelled by Southern Railway due to derailment of Train No.16347 Mangalore Express in Trivandrum Division on 28/08/2016.


1) CANCELLED TRAINS :-
Train No. 12620 Matsyagandha Express Mangalore- Lokmanya Tilak (T) on 28/08/2016 is cancelled.
2. RESCHEDULED TRAINS :-
1. Train No.16346 Trivandrum- LokmanyaTilak (T) Nethravathi Express  scheduled to leave Trivandrum at 09:50 Hrs  on 28/08/2016 is  rescheduled to leave at 19:00 Hrs on 28/08/2016.
2. Train No. 12202 Kochuveli – Lokmanya Tilak (T) Garib Rath Express scheduled to leave Kochuveli at 08:45 Hrs on 28/08/2016 is rescheduled to leave at 19:15 Hrs on 28/08/2016.
3. Train No.19261 Kochuveli - Porbandar Express scheduled to leave Kochuveli at 11:00 Hrs on 28/08/2016 is rescheduled to leave at 19:30 Hrs on 28/08/2016.
4. Train No.12617 Ernakulam- Nizamuddin Mangala Express scheduled to leave Ernakulam at 13:15 Hrs on 28/08/2016 is rescheduled to leave at 23:00 Hrs on 28/08/2016.
5. Train .No.12977 Ernakulam- Ajmer Marusagar Express. scheduled to leave Ernakulam at 20:05hrs  on 28/08/2016 is  rescheduled to leave at 10:00 Hrs on 29/08/2016 due to late arrival of pairing train.
Passengers may kindly note the same. 
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CANCELLATION / PARTIALLY CANCELLATION OF TRAINS DUE TO DERAILMENT

Following trains are Partially  Cancelled / Cancelled by Southern Railway & Central Railway due to derailment of Train No.16347 Mangalore Express in Trivandrum Division on 28/08/2016.
1). Partially Cancelled Trains:-
 (i)Train No. 12223 Lokmanya Tilak (T)-  Ernakulam (AC) Duronto Exp. reaching  Ernamkulam on 28/08/2016 is partially cancelled between Shoranur - Ernamkulam and will return back as Train No. 12224 Ex Shoranur at 01:30 Hrs  on 29/08/2016.
(ii) Train No. 12224 Ernakulam – Lokmanya Tilak (T) (AC) Duronto Exp. scheduled to leave Ernakulam  at 21:30 Hrs on 28/08/2016 is partially  cancelled  between Ernakulam - Shoranur  (SRR) only.
2). Cancelled Train :-

Train no. 12619 DN Lokmanya Tilak (T)- Mangalore Matsyagandha Express is cancelled on 29/08/16 due to cancellation of pairing Train no. 12620 UP Mangalore-Lokmanya Tilak (T) on 28/08/2016 .
Passengers may kindly note the same. 
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OPENING OF BOOKING FOR GANPATI SPECIAL TRAINS ON KONKAN RAILWAY ROUTE

Booking  of Following  Trains will be opened  w.e.f. 30/08/2016 :-


                  1)   Train  No. 01424  ZARP – PUNE  Reserved Special.
                  2)   Train  No. 01426  Ratnagiri – Pune Reserved Special.
                  3)   Train  No. 01432  ZARP - PUNE  Reserved  Special.
                 4)   Train  No. 01434  Panvel - Zarap Reserved Special.

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28 August 2016

REVISED PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES FOLLOWING DERAILMENT Consequent to derailment of Train No. 16347 Thiruvananthapuram Mangaluru express on 28th August 2016 in Shoranur Ernakulam section

the following will be the revised pattern of Train services on 28.08.16

Trains diverted

1. Train No 12508 Guwahati-Trivandrum Central Express scheduled to
reach Trivandrum on 28.08.16 is diverted to run (via) Erode, Karur,
Dindigul, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Nagercoil Town and will not touch
Erode Palakkad Ernakulam Town Trivandrum sector.

Partial cancellation

1. Train No.16630 Mangalore Trivandrum Express reaching Trivandrum on 28/08/16 is partially cancelled
between Challakudi and Trivandrum and will return back as Train No.16629 from Challakudi
2. Train No.16629 Trivandrum Mangalore Express scheduled to leave Trivandrum at 18.45Hrs on 28/08/16 is
partially cancelled between Trivandrum and Challakudi
3. Train No.16381 CST Mumbai Kanniyakumari Express reaching Kanniyakumari on 28/08/16 is partially
cancelled between Pudukkad and Kanniyakumari.
4. Train No.16315 Bangalore Kochuveli Express reaching Kochuveli on 28/08/16 is partially cancelled between
Thrissur Kochuveli and will return back as Train No.16316 from Thrissur
5. Train No.16316 Kochuveli Bangalore Express scheduled to leave Kochuveli at 16.45 Hrs on 28/08/16 is
partially cancelled between Kochuveli and Thrissur.
6. Train No.12076 Trivandrum Kozhikkode Jan Shatabdi Express reaching Kozhikkode on 28/08/16 is partially
cancelled between Ernakulam and Kozhikkode and will return back as Train No.12075 Ex. Ernakulam
7. Train No.12075 Kozhikkode Trivandrum Jan Shatabdi Express scheduled to leave Kozhikkode at 13.40 Hrs on
28/08/16 is partially cancelled between Kozhikkode Ernakulam
8. Train No. 12082 Trivandrum Kannur Jan Shatabdi Express reaching Kannur on 28/08/16 is partially cancelled
between Ernakulam Kannur and will return back as Train No.12081 from Ernakulam on 29/08/16
9. Train No.12081 Kannur Trivandrum Jan Shatabdi Express scheduled to leave Kannur at 04.45 Hrs on 29/08/16
is partially cancelled between Kannur Ernakulam.
Trains Regulated
Train No. 22620 Tirunelveli-Bilaspur Express now on run Ex Tirunelveli will be regulated at Ernakulam and will
run on the normal route after restoration.

Trains Rescheduled

1. Train No.12634 Kanniyakumari Chennai Egmore Express scheduled to leave Kanniyakumari at 17.20
Hours on 28.08.2016 is rescheduled to leave at 21.00 Hours on 28.08.16.
2.Train No.12977 Ernakulam Ajmer Marusagar Express scheduled to leave Ernakulam at 20.05 Hours on
28.08.2016 is rescheduled to leave at 10.00 Hours on 29.08.16.
3 Train No.22607 Ernakulam Bengaluru City Express scheduled to leave Ernakulam at 17.00 Hours on
28.08.2016 is rescheduled to leave at 22.00 Hours on 28.08.16.
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Diversion Of Trains On Ernakulam-Thrissur Section On 28/8/2016

Consequent to the derailment of Train No.16347 Thiruvananthapuram-Mangaluru Express between Angamali and Karukutty stations in Ernakulam-Thrissur section on 28/8/2016, the following TRAINS ARE DIVERTED VIA TIRUNELVELI, DINDIGUL, ERODE
DIVERSION OF TRAIN SERVICES
1. Train No. 12512 Thiruvananthapuram-Gorakhpur Rapthisagar Tri-weekly express will be diverted via
Tirunelveli on 28/8/16
2. Train No.17229 Thiruvananthapuram-Hyderabad Sabari express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16
3. Train No.16382 Kanyakumari-Mumbai CST express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16
4. Train No.16525 Kanyakumari-Bengaluru express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16
5. Train No.13352 Alapuzha-Dhanbad Tatanagar express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16
Trains diverted

1. Train No. 12626 Trivandrum New Delhi Kerala Express scheduled to leave at 11.15 Hrs on 28.08.16 is
diverted to run (via) Nagercoil Town, Tirunelveli, Madurai, Dindigul, Karur, Erode and will pick up its
normal route from Erode
2. Train No. 12515 Trivandrum Guwahati Express scheduled to leave at 12.40Hrs on 28.08.16 is diverted
to run (via) Nagercoil Town, Tirunelveli, Madurai, Dindigul, Karur, Erode and will pick up its normal
route from Erode
3. Train No 17230 Hyderabd Trivandrum Express scheduled to arrive Trivandrum on 28.08.16 is
diverted (via) Erode, Karur, Dindigul Madurai, Tirunelveli and Nagercoil Town
4. Train No. 12511 Gorakhpur Trivandrum Express scheduled to arrive Trivandrum on 28.08.16 is
diverted (via) Erode, Karur, Dindigul Madurai, Tirunelveli and Nagercoil Town
5. Train No. 16526 Bangalore Kanniyakumari Express scheduled to arrive Kanniyakumari on 28.08.16 is
diverted (via) Pollachi, Dindigul, Madurai, Tirunelveli and will not touch Palakkad Ernakulam Town
Trivandrum Nagercoil sector.
6. Train No.12218 Chandigarh Kochuveli Express scheduled to arrive Kochuveli on 28.08.16 is diverted
(via) Shoranur, Palakkad, Podanur, Erode, Karur, Dindigul, Madurai, Tirunelveli and Nagercoil Town
7. Train No.19578 Hapa Tirunelveli Express scheduled to arrive Tirunelveli on 28.08.16 is diverted (via)
Shoranur, Palakkad, Podanur, Erode, Karur, Dindigul and Madurai.
REVISED PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES FOLLOWING DERAILMENT
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TRAINS PARTIALLY CANCELLED OF TRAIN SERVICES ON 28th AUGUST 2016

11. Train No.16606 Nagercoil Mangalore Express reaching Mangalore on 28/08/16 is partially cancelled between
Ernakulam Mangalore and will return back as Train No.16605 from Ernakulam to Nagercoil
12. Train No.12695 Chennai Trivandrum Express reaching Trivandrum on 28/08/16 is partially cancelled between
Thrissur and Trivandrum and will return back as Train No.12696 from Thrissur
13. Train No.12696 Trivandrum Chennai Express
scheduled to leave Trivandrum at 17.15 Hrs on 28/08/16 is
partially cancelled between Trivandrum and Thrissur
14. Train No.22639 Chennai
Alleppey Express reaching Alleppey on 28/08/16 is partially cancelled between
Palakkad and Alleppey and will return back as Train No.22640 from Palakkad
15. Train No.22640 Alleppey Chennai Express scheduled to leave Alleppey at 16.05 Hrs on 28/08/16 is partially
cancelled between Alleppey and Palakkad
16. Train No.12626 New Delhi Trivandrum Kerala Express reaching Trivandrum
on 28/08/16 is partially cancelled
between Thrissur and Trivandrum. Buses are being arranged for transshipment of passengers between Thrissur and
Ernakulam. A Passenger Special will be run from Ernakulam to Trivandrum connecting the passengers arriving from
Thrissur
17. Train No.13351 Dhanbad/Tata
Alleppey Express reaching Alleppey on 28/08/16 is partially cancelled
between Shoranur and Alleppey
18. Train No.12677 Bangalore Ernakulam Express reaching E
on 28/08/16 is partially cancelled between
Palakkad Ernakulam and will return back as Train No.12678 from Palakkad
19. Train No.12678 Ernakulam Bangalore Express scheduled to leave Ernakulam at 09.10 Hrs on 28/08/16 is
partially cancelled between Ernakulam and Palakkad.
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TRAINS RECHEDULED OF TRAIN SERVICES ON 28TH AUGUST 2016

1. Train No.16346 Trivandrum Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Nethravathi Express scheduled to
leave Trivandrum at 0950 Hours on 28.08.2016 is rescheduled to leave at 1900 Hours on
28.08.16
2. Train No. 12202 Kochuveli Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express scheduled to leave Kochuveli
at 08.45 Hours on 28.08.2016 is rescheduled to leave at 19.15 Hours on 28.08.16
3. Train No.19261 Kochuveli Porbandar Express scheduled to leave Kochuveli at 11.00 Hours
on 28.08.2016 is rescheduled to leave at 19.30 Hours on 28.08.16
4. Train No.12617 Ernakulam Nizamuddin Mangala Express scheduled to leave Ernakulam at
13.15 Hours on 28.08.2016 is rescheduled to leave at 23.00 Hours on 28.08.16.
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CANCELLATION OF TRAIN SERVICES ON 28th AUGUST 2016

1. Train No.56352 Ernakulam-Shoranur Passenger on 28/8/16
2. Train No.56361 kulam Passenger on 28/8/16
3. Train No.56379 Ernakulam-Alapuzha Passenger on 28/8/16
4. Train No.56384 Alapuzha-Ernakulam Passenger on 28/8/16
5. Train No.56376 kulam-G
Passenger on 28/8/16
6. No.56603, Kozhikode Passenger on 28/8/16
7. Train No.56370 Ernakulam-Guruvayoor Passenger on 28/8/16
8. Train No.56371 Guruvayoor. Ernakulam Passenger on 28/8/16
9. Train No.56365 Puna
Guruvayoor Passenger on 28/8/16
10. Train No.56366 Guruvayoor- Punalur Passenger on 28/8/16
11. Train No.56373 Guruvayoor- Thrissur Passenger on 28/8/16
12. Train No.56374 Thrissur-Guruvayoor Passenger on 28/8/16
13. Train No.56375 Guruvayoor- Ernakulam Passenger on 28/8/16
14. Train No.56043 Guruvayoor- Thrissur Passenger on 28/8/16
15. Train No.56044 Thrissur-Guruvayoor Passenger on 28/8/16
16. Train No.16305 Ernakulam Kannur Inter City Express on 28/8/16
18. Train No. 16307 Alapuzha- r Inter City Express on 29/8/16
17. Train No. 16308 Kannur-Alapuzha Inter City Express on 29/8/16
19. Train No.16306 Kannur-Ernakulam Inter City Express on 30/8/16
20. Train No.16341 Guruvayoor-Thiruvananthapuram Express on 28/8/16
21. Train No.16342 Thiruvananthapuram- Guruvayoor Express on 28/8/16.
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The derailment of Train No.16347 Thiruvananthapuram-Mangaluru Express between Angamali and Karukutty stations in Ernakulam -Thrissur section on 28/8/2016

Consequent to the derailment of Train No.16347 Thiruvananthapuram-Mangaluru Express between
Angamali and Karukutty stations in Ernakulam -Thrissur section on 28/8/2016, the following
measures taken by Southern Railway to provide immediate relief to Passengers:-


18 buses arranged to transport the stranded passengers at various locations
spot/nearby stations. More Buses diverted via Railway Stations.
Special catering arrangements (breakfast) made for the stranded passengers
Passenger Special from Chalakudy to Mangalore started at 07.30 hrs
Passenger Special from Ernakulam to Trivandrum via Kottayam Started at 07.40 hrs
2nd Passenger SPL from Ernakulam to Trivandrum (via Kottayam)planned at 10.00 hrs
HELPLINE NUMBERS

138
Trivandrum 0471 2320012 1072
Thrissur 0487 2429241
Ernakulam 0484 2100317
Karukkutty 9447075320
DIVERSION OF TRAINS

Consequent to the derailment of Train No.16347 Thiruvananthapuram-Mangaluru Express between Angamali and Karukutty stations in Ernakulam-Thrissur section on 28/8/2016, the following TRAINS ARE DIVERTED VIA TIRUNELVELI, DINDIGUL, ERODE
DIVERSION OF TRAIN SERVICES
1. Train No. 12512 Thiruvananthapuram-Gorakhpur Rapthisagar Tri-weekly express will be diverted via
Tirunelveli on 28/8/16
2. Train No.17229 Thiruvananthapuram-Hyderabad Sabari express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16
3. Train No.16382 Kanyakumari-Mumbai CST express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16
4. Train No.16525 Kanyakumari-Bengaluru express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16
5. Train No.13352 Alapuzha-Dhanbad Tatanagar express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16
Trains diverted

1. Train No. 12626 Trivandrum New Delhi Kerala Express scheduled to leave at 11.15 Hrs on 28.08.16 is
diverted to run (via) Nagercoil Town, Tirunelveli, Madurai, Dindigul, Karur, Erode and will pick up its
normal route from Erode
2. Train No. 12515 Trivandrum Guwahati Express scheduled to leave at 12.40Hrs on 28.08.16 is diverted
to run (via) Nagercoil Town, Tirunelveli, Madurai, Dindigul, Karur, Erode and will pick up its normal
route from Erode
3. Train No 17230 Hyderabd Trivandrum Express scheduled to arrive Trivandrum on 28.08.16 is
diverted (via) Erode, Karur, Dindigul Madurai, Tirunelveli and Nagercoil Town
4. Train No. 12511 Gorakhpur Trivandrum Express scheduled to arrive Trivandrum on 28.08.16 is
diverted (via) Erode, Karur, Dindigul Madurai, Tirunelveli and Nagercoil Town
5. Train No. 16526 Bangalore Kanniyakumari Express scheduled to arrive Kanniyakumari on 28.08.16 is
diverted (via) Pollachi, Dindigul, Madurai, Tirunelveli and will not touch Palakkad Ernakulam Town
Trivandrum Nagercoil sector.
6. Train No.12218 Chandigarh Kochuveli Express scheduled to arrive Kochuveli on 28.08.16 is diverted
(via) Shoranur, Palakkad, Podanur, Erode, Karur, Dindigul, Madurai, Tirunelveli and Nagercoil Town
7. Train No.19578 Hapa Tirunelveli Express scheduled to arrive Tirunelveli on 28.08.16 is diverted (via)
Shoranur, Palakkad, Podanur, Erode, Karur, Dindigul and Madurai.
REVISED PATTERN OF TRAIN SERVICES FOLLOWING DERAILMENT

Trains PARTIALLY Cancelled

11. Train No.16606 Nagercoil Mangalore Express reaching Mangalore on 28/08/16 is partially cancelled between
Ernakulam Mangalore and will return back as Train No.16605 from Ernakulam to Nagercoil
12. Train No.12695 Chennai Trivandrum Express reaching Trivandrum on 28/08/16 is partially cancelled between
Thrissur and Trivandrum and will return back as Train No.12696 from Thrissur
13. Train No.12696 Trivandrum Chennai Express
scheduled to leave Trivandrum at 17.15 Hrs on 28/08/16 is
partially cancelled between Trivandrum and Thrissur
14. Train No.22639 Chennai
Alleppey Express reaching Alleppey on 28/08/16 is partially cancelled between
Palakkad and Alleppey and will return back as Train No.22640 from Palakkad
15. Train No.22640 Alleppey Chennai Express scheduled to leave Alleppey at 16.05 Hrs on 28/08/16 is partially
cancelled between Alleppey and Palakkad
16. Train No.12626 New Delhi Trivandrum Kerala Express reaching Trivandrum
on 28/08/16 is partially cancelled
between Thrissur and Trivandrum. Buses are being arranged for transshipment of passengers between Thrissur and
Ernakulam. A Passenger Special will be run from Ernakulam to Trivandrum connecting the passengers arriving from
Thrissur
17. Train No.13351 Dhanbad/Tata
Alleppey Express reaching Alleppey on 28/08/16 is partially cancelled
between Shoranur and Alleppey
18. Train No.12677 Bangalore Ernakulam Express reaching E
on 28/08/16 is partially cancelled between
Palakkad Ernakulam and will return back as Train No.12678 from Palakkad
19. Train No.12678 Ernakulam Bangalore Express scheduled to leave Ernakulam at 09.10 Hrs on 28/08/16 is
partially cancelled between Ernakulam and Palakkad.
Trains Recheduled

1. Train No.16346 Trivandrum Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Nethravathi Express scheduled to
leave Trivandrum at 0950 Hours on 28.08.2016 is rescheduled to leave at 1900 Hours on
28.08.16
2. Train No. 12202 Kochuveli Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express scheduled to leave Kochuveli
at 08.45 Hours on 28.08.2016 is rescheduled to leave at 19.15 Hours on 28.08.16
3. Train No.19261 Kochuveli Porbandar Express scheduled to leave Kochuveli at 11.00 Hours
on 28.08.2016 is rescheduled to leave at 19.30 Hours on 28.08.16
4. Train No.12617 Ernakulam Nizamuddin Mangala Express scheduled to leave Ernakulam at
13.15 Hours on 28.08.2016 is rescheduled to leave at 23.00 Hours on 28.08.16.
CANCELLATION OF TRAIN SERVICES ON 28th AUGUST 2016

1. Train No.56352 Ernakulam-Shoranur Passenger on 28/8/16
2. Train No.56361 kulam Passenger on 28/8/16
3. Train No.56379 Ernakulam-Alapuzha Passenger on 28/8/16
4. Train No.56384 Alapuzha-Ernakulam Passenger on 28/8/16
5. Train No.56376 kulam-G
Passenger on 28/8/16
6. No.56603, Kozhikode Passenger on 28/8/16
7. Train No.56370 Ernakulam-Guruvayoor Passenger on 28/8/16
8. Train No.56371 Guruvayoor. Ernakulam Passenger on 28/8/16
9. Train No.56365 Puna
Guruvayoor Passenger on 28/8/16
10. Train No.56366 Guruvayoor- Punalur Passenger on 28/8/16
11. Train No.56373 Guruvayoor- Thrissur Passenger on 28/8/16
12. Train No.56374 Thrissur-Guruvayoor Passenger on 28/8/16
13. Train No.56375 Guruvayoor- Ernakulam Passenger on 28/8/16
14. Train No.56043 Guruvayoor- Thrissur Passenger on 28/8/16
15. Train No.56044 Thrissur-Guruvayoor Passenger on 28/8/16
16. Train No.16305 Ernakulam Kannur Inter City Express on 28/8/16
18. Train No. 16307 Alapuzha- r Inter City Express on 29/8/16
17. Train No. 16308 Kannur-Alapuzha Inter City Express on 29/8/16
19. Train No.16306 Kannur-Ernakulam Inter City Express on 30/8/16
20. Train No.16341 Guruvayoor-Thiruvananthapuram Express on 28/8/16
21. Train No.16342 Thiruvananthapuram- Guruvayoor Express on 28/8/16.

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM CENTRAL – MANGALORE CENTRAL EXPRESS TRAIN DERAILED DIVERSION OF TRAINS: Via-Tirunelveli, Dindigul, Karur, Erode.

Train No.16347 Thiruvananthapuram Central - Mangalore Central express train which left Thiruvananthapuram at 20.40 hrs on 27.08.2016, derailed near Karukutty station(after passing Aluva) at 02.55 hours on 28.08.2016.
No injuries or casualties reported. Both the tracks have been affected. All the train services on this section are likely to be delayed until the rescue operations are completed. Tickets will be refunded. Buses have been arranged to transport passengers from Karukutty to Chalakudy from where they will be taken to their destination by special trains.
Consequent on the above the following changes are made.
DIVERSION OF TRAINS: (Dindigul, Karur, Erode)
1. Train No.12512 Thiruvananthapuram - Gorakhpur Rapthisagar Tri-weekly express will be diverted via. Tirunelveli, Madurai and Dindigul on 28.08.2016.
2. Train No.17229 Thiruvananthapuram - Hyderabad Sabari express will be diverted via. Tirunelveli, Madurai and Dindigul on 28.08.2016.
3. Train No.16382 Kanyakumari - Mumbai CST express will be diverted via Tirunelveli, Madurai and Dindigul on 28.08.2016.
4. Train No.16525 Kanyakumari – Bengaluru Jn. express will be diverted via Tirunelveli, Madurai and Dindigul on 28.08.2016.
5. Train No.13352 Alapuzha - Dhanbad Tatanagar express will be diverted via Tirunelveli, Madurai and Dindigul on 28.08.2016.
The above 5 trains will stop at Tirunelveli, Madurai and Dindigul on 28.08.2016.
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Change in operation of trains passing through Salem Division, due to derailment near Aluva

Due to derailment of Train No.16347 Trivandrum Mangalore Express near Aluva, the following trains are diverted via Tirunelveli, Madurai and Dindigul:

T.No.13352-Alleppey-Dhanbad Express
T.No.12512-Trivandrum-Gorakhpur Raptisagar Express
T.No.17229-Trivandrum-Hyderabad Sabari Express
T.No.16382-Kanyakumari-Mumbai CST Jayanti Janata Express
T.No.16525-Kanyakumari-KSR Bangaluru Island Express

Public can contact the following Helplines Nos. set up by SalemDivision, Southern Railway to know further information :
Coimbatore-0422-2303167
Erode-0424-2284855
Tirupur-0421-2200568/7598291264
Salem-0427-2330194
Karur-04324-232139


Pl note that all the trains that are passing through Salem Division, both from and towards Palakkad/Trivandrum, are getting delayed due to the above derailment. 
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Changes in train operations in Salem-Vridhachalam Section on 25.08.2016-Thursday

Due to track maintenance and construction of Limited Use Subways in place of unmanned LCs in Salem-Vridhachalam Section, the following changes are effected in operation of passenger trains, on 25.08.2016 - Thursday :

Train No. 56513 Karaikal Bangaluru Passenger will be detained in Vridhachalam for 240 minutes and will start from Vridhachalam at 14.00 Hrs. instead of scheduled departure at 10.00 hrs.

Train No. 56514 Bangaluru Karaikal Passenger will be detained in Salem for 135 minutes and will start from Salem at 15.15 Hrs. instead of scheduled departure at 13.00 hrs.

The following trains will have a delayed start:
T.No.76850 -Salem Vridhachalam Passenger will start from Salem at 15.00 Hrs. instead of the scheduled departure of  09.50 Hrs.

T.No.76849 - Vridhachalam Salem Passenger will start from Vridhachalam at 18.30 Hrs. instead of the scheduled departure of 13.30 Hrs.


T.No.76848 -Salem Vridhachalam Passenger will start from Salem at 22.30 Hrs. instead of the scheduled departure of 18.30 Hrs. 
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Withdrawal of Changes made in the train operations in the Salem-Vridhachalam Section on 17.08.2016-Wednesday

17th August, 2016 Wednesday
Chinna Salem-
Athur
1.   T.No.76847 Vridhachalam – Salem Passenger Train and T.No.76850 Salem-Vridhachalam Passenger Train are cancelled.
2.   T.No.56513 Karaikal-Bangaluru Passenger Train will be detained at Chinna Salem for 160 minutes and will start at 14.00 hrs. instead of scheduled 11.20 hrs.
3.   T.No.56514 Bangaluru- Karaikal Passenger Train will be detained at Athur for 10 minutes and will start at 14.15 hrs. instead of 14.05 hrs.
All the cancellations/ delay/ detentions are withdrawn and all the trains will be operated as per Schedule.

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DERAILMENT OF THIRUVANANTHAPURAM-MANGALURU EXPRESS-TRAINS CANCELLED/PARTIAL CANCELLATION/DIVERSION/RESCHEDULING

DERAILMENT OF THIRUVANANTHAPURAM-MANGALURU EXPRESS
12 coaches of Train No.16347 Thiruvananthapuram - Mangaluru express which left Thiruvananthapuram at 20.40 hrs on 27/8/2016, derailed near Karukutty station(after passing Aluva) at 02.55 hours on 28/8/2016. No injuries or casualties reported. ALL PASSENGERS ARE SAFE.
Since both tracks are affected, All train services passing through Ernakulam and Alwaye are likely to be delayed until the rescue operations are completed. Shri P.K.Mishra, Additional General Manager, Southern Railway, Shri Prakash Butani, Divisional Railway Manager, Trivandrum have rushed to the spot to oversee the relief and rescue operations
Tickets will be refunded. Buses have been arranged to transport passengers from Karukutty to Chalakudy from where they will be taken to their destination by special trains.
Helpline Numbers: 9746769960, 9746761072, 0471-2320012.
Consequent to the derailment of Train No.16347 Thiruvananthapuram – Mangaluru Express between Angamali and Karukutty stations in Ernakulam –Thrissur section on 28/8/2016, the following is the pattern of train services:-
CANCELLATION OF TRAIN SERVICES
1. Train No.56352 Ernakulam-Shoranur Passenger on 28/8/16
2. Train No.56361 Shoranur-Ernakulam Passenger on 28/8/16
3. Train No.56379 Ernakulam-Alapuzha Passenger on 28/8/16
4. Train No.56384 Alapuzha-Ernakulam Passenger on 28/8/16
5. Train No.56376 Ernakulam-Guruvayoor Passenger on 28/8/16
6. Train No.56603 Thrissur-Kozhikode Passenger on 28/8/16
7. Train No.56370 Ernakulam-Guruvayoor Passenger on 28/8/16
8. Train No.56371 Guruvayoor- Ernakulam Passenger on 28/8/16
9. Train No.56365 Punalur-Guruvayoor Passenger on 28/8/16
10. Train No.56366 Guruvayoor- Punalur Passenger on 28/8/16
11. Train No.56373 Guruvayoor- Thrissur Passenger on 28/8/16
12. Train No.56374 Thrissur- Guruvayoor Passenger on 28/8/16
13. Train No.56375 Guruvayoor- Ernakulam Passenger on 28/8/16
14. Train No.56043 Guruvayoor- Thrissur Passenger on 28/8/16
15. Train No.56044 Thrissur- Guruvayoor Passenger on 28/8/16
16. Train No.16305 Ernakulam-Kannur Inter City Express on 28/8/16
17. Train No.16308 Kannur-Alapuzha Inter City Express on 29/8/16
18. Train No.16307 Alapuzha- Kannur Inter City Express on 29/8/16
19. Train No.16306 Kannur-Ernakulam Inter City Express on 30/8/16
20. Train No.16341 Guruvayoor-Thiruvananthapuram Express on 28/8/16
21. Train No.16342 Thiruvananthapuram- Guruvayoor Express on 28/8/16
SHORT TERMINATION OF TRAIN SERVICES on 28th August 2016
1. Train No.16343 / 16349 Thiruvananthapuram-Palakkad Town / Nilambur Amritha/Rajyarani Link express will terminate its service at Ernakulam Town on 28/8/16
2. Train No.16127 Chennai Egmore-Guruvayoor Express will terminate its service at Ernakulam Jn on 28/8/16
3. Train No.16606 Nagercoil-Mangaluru Eranad Express will terminate its service at Ernakulam Jn on 28/8/16
4. Train No.12076 Thiruvananthapuram-Kozhikode Janshatabdi Express will terminate its service at Ernakulam Jn on 28/8/16
5. Train No.16302 Thiruvananthapuram-Shoranur Venad Express will terminate its service at Ernakulam Jn on 28/8/16
6. Train No.16650 Nagercoil-Mangaluru Parasuram Express will terminate its service at Ernakulam Town on 28/8/16
PARTIAL CANCELLATION
1. The service of Train No.16343 / 16349 Thiruvananthapuram-Palakkad Town / Nilambur Amritha/Rajyarani Link express will be partially cancelled between Ernakulam Town and Palakkad Jn(Pollachi Jn)/Nilambur Road on 28/8/16
2. The service of Train No.16605 Mangaluru-Nagercoil Eranad express will be partially cancelled between Ernakulam Jn and Mangaluru Central on 28/8/16
3. The service of Train No.12075 Kozhikode-Thiruvananthapuram Janshatabdi express will be partially cancelled between Kozhikode and Ernakulam Jn on 28/8/16
4. The service of Train No.16301 Shoranur-Thiruvananthapuram Venad express will be partially cancelled between Shoranur and Ernakulam Jn on 28/8/16
5. The service of Train No.16649 Mangaluru- Nagercoil Parasuram Express will be partially cancelled between Mangaluru Central and Ernakulam Town on 28/8/16
DIVERSION OF TRAIN SERVICES
1. Train No.12512 Thiruvananthapuram-Gorakhpur Rapthisagar Tri-weekly express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16
2. Train No.17229 Thiruvananthapuram-Hyderabad Sabari express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16
3. Train No.16382 Kanyakumari-Mumbai CST express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16
4. Train No.16525 Kanyakumari-Bengaluru express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16
5. Train No.13352 Alapuzha-Dhanbad Tatanagar express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16
RESCHEDULING OF TRAIN SERVICES
1. Train No.16346 Thiruvananthapuram-Lokmanya Tilak Netravathi Express will leave Thiruvananthapuram Central on delayed timings on 28/8/16
2. Train No.12625 Thiruvananthapuram-New Delhi Kerala Express will leave Thiruvananthapuram Central on delayed timings on 28/8/16
3. Train No.12515 Thiruvananthapuram-Guwahati Express will leave Thiruvananthapuram Central on delayed timings on 28/8/16
4. Train No.12202 Kochuveli-Lokmanya Tilak Garibrath bi-weekly Express will leave Thiruvananthapuram Central on delayed timings on 28/8/16
5. Train No.19261 Kochuveli-Porbandar Express will leave Thiruvananthapuram Central on delayed timings on 28/8/16
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27 August 2016

Big boost to rail network Cabinet approves Nine projects worth Rs. 24,374.86 crore in Nine States

In a major push to give a boost to the infrastructure sector in the country, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for nine projects worth Rs. 24,374.86 crore in nine States for expansion of railway network and connectivity across the country.
S.No.
States
Project
Length
(kms)
Expenditure
(in crores)
1
Assam
Construction of 2nd railway line between New Bongaigaon and Kamakhya
176
2586.85
2
Jharkhand
Construction 3rd line between Kharagpur (Nimpura) and Adityapur
132
1483.36
3
Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra
Construction of 3rd line between Rajnandgaon-Nagpur (Kalumna) in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh and Gondia, Bhandara and Nagpur districts in Maharashtra
228.3
2,193.53
4
Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
Construction of 3rd line between Mathura and Jhansi

Construction of 3rd line between Jhansi and Bina
273.80


152.57
4,377.13


2,273.84
5
Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra
Construction of 3rd line between Itarsi and Nagpur
280 km
2,882.94
6
Telangana and Maharashtra
Construction of 3rd line between Ballarshah and Kazipet
201.04
2,403.22
7
Andhra Pradesh
Construction of 3rd line between Vijaywada and Gudur
287.67
3,875.68
8
Odisha and Chhattisgarh
Construction of 4th line between Jharsuguda and Bilaspur
206
2,298.31
                      TOTAL – Nine projects
1,937.38
24,374.86

Besides facilitating the travel by easing the traffic bottlenecks, the approved lines would help the upcoming industries in the region and additional transport capacity to meet their requirements.
The goods trains supplying foodgrains from one region to another, various industries, mines, coal fields and power plants will have additional transport capacity through these lines resulting in more revenues to Indian Railways.

Cabinet approves construction of third line between Itarsi and Nagpur 


The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for construction of third line between Itarsi and Nagpur at an estimated cost of Rs.2,449.91 crore and expected completion cost of Rs.2,882.94 crore. 

The 280 km long railway line is expected to be completed in five years. 

Besides facilitating the travel, industries in and around Itarsi-Nagpur route will have additional transport capacity to meet their requirements. Hoshangabad, Chhindwara and Betul districts of Madhya Pradesh and Nagpur district of Maharashtra will be covered by this line. 

Background: 

Itarsi-Nagpur route is a BG double electrified line serving passenger as well as Goods traffic from North to South. The line capacity utilization of the section is saturated and running of additional Mail/Express and Goods traffic over the section cause detention to the trains. On this route Teegaon-Chichonda project has already been sanctioned. To cope up with the local demands and to have smooth movement of goods traffic, it is essential to construct 3rd line on Dharakoh-Maramjhiri Ghat Section (12.75 km) and balance on the Itarsi-Nagpur section (267 km). 

Cabinet approves construction of third line between Ballarshah-Kazipet 


The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for construction of third line between Ballarshah and Kazipet at an estimated cost of Rs.2,063.03 crore and expected completion cost of Rs.2,403.22 crore. 

The 201.04 km long railway line is expected to be completed in five years. 

Besides facilitating the travel, power plants, coal and cement traffic will have additional transport capacity to meet their requirement. Warangal, Adilabad and Karimnagar districts of Telengana and Chandrapur district of Maharashtra will be covered by this line. 

Background: 

Ballarshah-Kazipet third line is a part of the New Delhi-Chennai Grant trunk route and golden quadrangle. The section between Ballarshah-Kazipet has reached saturation level with utilisation of section capacity at 127%. The section is extremely important from goods loading point of view with FCI siding at Jammikunta, Kesoram Cement Siding at Raghavpuram, Thermal Power Station and SCCL siding at Manchiryal, Coal loading sidings at Bellampalli, Rechni Road, Asifabad and Cement loading siding at Manikgarh, Ghatchandur. Keeping in view the growth in freight and passenger traffic, third line between Ballarshah-Kazipet is essential. 
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for construction of third line between Jhansi and Bina at an estimated cost of Rs.2001.63 crore and expected completion cost of Rs.2,273.84 crore. 

The 152.57 km long railway line is expected to be completed in four years. 

Besides facilitating the travel, goods trains passing through this section will get adequate capacity for smooth running. Jhansi and Lalitpur districts of Uttar Pradesh and Sagar district (Bina) of Madhya Pradesh will be covered by this line. 

Background: 

Jhansi-Bina section is a BG double line on New Delhi-Mumbai CST route. This project will enhance capacity, reduce detention and cater for future growth of traffic. At present, number of passenger and goods train in this section are far more than its capacity, resulting in heavy detention to trains. 

Cabinet approves construction of third line between Vijaywada Jn and Gudur Jn 


The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for construction of third line between Vijaywada Junction and Gudur Junction at an estimated cost of Rs.3,246.26 crore and expected completion cost of Rs.3,875.68 crore. 

The 287.67 km long railway line is expected to be completed in six years. 

Besides facilitating the travel, foodgrains traffic to southern states and goods traffic for Krishnapatnam and nearby ports will have additional transport capacity to meet their requirement. Krishna, Guntur, Prakasham and P.S. Nellore districts of Andhra Pradesh will be covered by this line. 

Background: 

Vijawada Junction-Gudur Junction line is a part of grand trunk route connecting north and south states. This section serves freight trains catering to demands of various loading points. Foodgrains to southern states are moved through this section. Besides this, goods traffic from Krishnapatnam and nearby ports will increase in the section necessitating for construction third line of Vijayawada Junction and Gudur Junction. 

Cabinet approves construction of third line between Mathura and Jhansi 


The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for construction of third line between Mathura and Jhansi at an estimated cost of Rs.3,677.76 crore and expected completion cost of Rs.4,377.13 crore. 

The 273.80 km long railway line is expected to be completed in six years. 

Besides facilitating the travel, goods trains passing through this section will get adequate capacity for smooth running. Mathura, Agra, Jhansi districts of Uttar Pradesh, Datiya, Gwalior, Morena districts of Madhya Pradesh and Dholpur district of Rajasthan will be covered by this line. 

Background: 

Mathura-Jhansi section is a BG double line on New Delhi-Mumbai CST route. This project will enhance capacity, reduce detention and cater for future growth of traffic. At present, number of passenger and goods train in this section are far more than its capacity, resulting in heavy detention to trains. 

Cabinet approves construction of fourth line between Jharsuguda and Bilaspur 


The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for construction of fourth line between Jharsuguda and Bilaspur at an estimated cost of Rs.1,973.46 crore and expected completion cost of Rs.2,298.31 crore. 

The 206 km long railway line is expected to be completed in five years. 

This line will facilitate the travel. The industries, coal fields, lime stone and dolomite mines, cement and steel plants in the region will have additional transport capacity to meet their requirement. Jharsuguda district in Odisha and Raigarh, Janjgir-Naila and Bilaspur district of Chhatisgarh will be covered by this line. 

Background:

Jharsuguda-Bilaspur route forms a part of Howrah-Mumbai trunk route passing through major industrial areas. This line plays an important role in transportation of freight and passenger traffic from Eastern and Southern regions to Northern and Western regions and vice versa. In order to meet the growth in the freight and passenger traffic, construction of fourth line on this route is essential. 


Cabinet approves construction of third line between Rajnandgaon-Nagpur (Kalumna) 


The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for construction of third line between Rajnandgaon-Nagpur (Kalumna) in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh and Gondia, Bhandara and Nagpur districts in Maharashtra at an estimated cost of Rs.1,908.51 crore and expected completion cost of Rs.2,193.53 crore. 

The 228.3 km long railway line is expected to be completed in five years. 

Besides facilitating the travel, various industries, mines, coal fields and power plants will have additional transport capacity to meet their requirement. Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh and Gondia, Bhandara and Nagpur districts of Maharashtra will be major beneficiaries. 

Background: 

Rajnandgaon-Kalumna line forms a part of Howrah-Mumbai trunk route serving freight and passenger traffic from Eastern and Southern regions to Northern and Western regions and vice versa over the country. There has been demands on account of accelerated industrial and mining developments in the region and coal traffic from IB valley, Korba area and East Corridor which would be channelized by the third line through this route to their respective destinations. 

Cabinet approves construction of third line between Kharagpur (Nimpur) and Adityapur 


The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for construction of third line between Kharagpur (Nimpura) and Adityapur in West Singhburn districts of Jharkhand at an estimated cost of Rs.1,312.44 crore and expected completion cost of Rs.1,483.36 crore. 

The 132 km long railway line is expected to be completed in four years. Besides facilitating the travel, this line will greatly ease the ever increasing freight traffic between these sections. 

Background: 

The third line between Kharagpur (Nimpura) and Adityapur section forms part of the Howrah-Mumbai trunk route. The present utilization is to the tune of 122% and 114% respectively. Over and above the heavy freight traffic, the route has to accommodate 36 pairs of coaching trains including high-speed trains like Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express. It is estimated that about 57.21 additional freight trains per day each way will move over the project section in the 6th year of the project. Therefore, with capacity enhancement of the route by constructing 3rd line will ease the traffic bottlenecks and will bring more revenue to Indian Railways. 

Cabinet approves construction of second line between New Bongaigaon and Kamakhya of Northeast Frontier Railway in Assam 


The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for construction of second line between New Bongaigaon and Kamakhya of Northeast Frontier Railway in Assam at an estimated cost of Rs.2,232.32 crore and expected completion cost of Rs.2,586.85 crore. 

The 176 km long railway line is expected to be completed in five years during 12th and 13th Plan period. 

Besides facilitating the travel, upcoming industries in the region will have additional transport capacity to meet their requirements. 

Background: 

The single main line section from New Bongaigaon to Kamakhya via Goalpara is an alternative route to New Bongaigaon-Kamakhya via Rangiya linking Guwahati. The line capacity utilization of the BG single line section has already over-saturated. Most of Gauge conversion projects in NE Region have been commissioned and work on Bogibeel Bridge is being expedited. With the commissioning of Bogibeel Bridge, traffic in the project section will increase manifold. Thus, doubling of New Bongaigaon-Kamakhya via Goalpara would augment its line capacity for smooth running of trains through the section. 
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